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  1. Ohio State Medical board permanently revokes license of orthopedic surgeon accused of abuse

    Orthopedic surgeon Michael Banks had his medical license permanently revoked from the Ohio State Medical Board following an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct, NBC affiliate WKYC reported March 9.
  2. Minimally invasive cellular allograft system cleared for use in trauma procedures

    The world's first viable bone matrix that provides lineage-committed bone cells, LifeNet Health's ViviGen MIS, is now available for use in trauma procedures. 
  3. Meet the AAOS' 2023-24 leadership

    Kevin Bozic, MD, is the next president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the organization said March 9. 

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  1. Hospital for Special Surgery shares predictors of patient non-improvement following lumbar spine surgery

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery has identified several key patient indicators that can predict which patients may not improve, or in some cases worsen, following minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery. 
  2. 10 spine surgeons to know

    Below is a list of 10 spine surgeons who have made a positive impact on their organizations and the specialty. 
  3. Massachusetts spine surgeon allegedly received $100k+ in kickbacks from Johnson & Johnson

    Boston Medical Center's spine surgery head, Tony Tannoury, MD, was identified as the surgeon who was alleged to have received kickbacks from a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary after the medtech company settled allegations, according to a March 8 report from the Boston Globe. 
  4. Dr. Mark Davis performs Kingman Orthopedics' 1st robotic knee replacement

    Mark Davis, MD, performed the first robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery at Kingman (Ariz.) Regional Medical Center using Zimmer Biomet's Rosa device, according to a March 8 report from The Buzz.

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  1. Florence Neurosurgery and Spine Center joins McLeod Health

    Florence (S.C.) Neurosurgery and Spine Center has joined hospital system McLeod Health, also based in Florence. 
  2. Rothman Orthopaedics lays off 18 corporate employees

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedics has laid off 18 employees, CEO Christopher Olivia, MD, told Becker's.
  3. 14 recent orthopedic surgeon moves

    Here are 14 orthopedic surgeons who have taken on new roles or added to their titles since Feb. 5:
  4. Top healthcare trends 5 surgeons are following

    Consolidation, artificial intelligence advancements and the rise in robotic-assisted procedures are three healthcare trends that spine and orthopedic surgeons are closely following. 
  1. Healthcare workers, here's what spine surgeons want you know about the job

    Like all specialties, spine surgery is unique and has its own set of rules and guidelines. Here are the things spine surgeons wish other healthcare professionals knew about the profession:
  2. International Women's Day: 10 female orthopedic and spine surgeons to know

    March 8 is International Women's Day, celebrating women's rights, equality and advancement. Here are 10 female orthopedic and spine surgeons to know: 
  3. Geisinger Medical Center performs 1st lumbar spinal fusion with 'lifetime guarantee'

    Edward DelSole, MD, has performed the first lumbar spinal fusion surgery with a lifetime guarantee at Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Community Medical Center. 
  4. 5 orthopedic surgeons bring care to new Essentia Health clinic

    Duluth, Minn.-based Essentia Health is opening a drive-through pharmacy and 16,000-square-foot clinic in Staples, Minn., that will be staffed by five orthopedic surgeons. 
  5. Dr. Evan Ellis performs knee surgery on National Basketball Association player

    Evan Ellis, MD, performed knee surgery on Ibou Badji of the Portland Trailblazers in the National Basketball Association.
  6. Caira Surgical debuts joint replacement navigation system

    Caira Surgical has debuted its new Caira Total Knee Arthroplasty Radar Navigation System for advanced total joint replacements. 
  7. PrecisionOS debuts VR training for orthopedic residency students

    Medical education provider PrecisionOS has debuted a new virtual reality-based curriculum for training orthopedic residency students. 
  8. Patient data breach impacts Texas Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

    An unauthorized third party gained access to patient records and data systems at Texas Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in The Woodlands between Nov. 22 and Nov. 29, 2022. 
  9. Augmedics adds new features, indications for AR spine system

    Augmedics' Xvision system for spine surgery can now be used for cervical and iliosacral cases, the medtech company said March 8. 

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